Kwesi and the Ogre

Kenneth Braswell

Kwesi and the Ogre

Embark on a thrilling adventure to the heart of Africa in "Kwesi and the Ogre," a vividly illustrated graphic novel tailored for young explorers in the 3rd to 5th grades.

Our story follows Kwesi, a ten-year-old boy brimming with curiosity and a thirst for knowledge. Kwesi lives in a small village on the coast of Africa, where life is simple, and the nearest city is miles away. His world is made up of what he reads in the books brought by kind-hearted visitors from far-off lands. However, his imagination is truly captivated by the mysterious mountains that loom in the distance - a world he longs to explore.

One day, the adventurous Kwesi ventures to these mountains, where he encounters an unusual friend - Kakaye, an Ogre! With a New York Yankees cap perched on his head and clad in tattered kente cloth, Kakaye is unlike anyone Kwesi has ever seen. Despite the initial fear, the bond between this unlikely duo blossoms as they share stories and unravel the mysteries of their mountainside.

"Kwesi and the Ogre" is a tale of friendship, discovery, and courage that takes the readers on an unforgettable journey beyond the horizon. Together, Kwesi and Kakaye climb to the peak of the mountain, where a surprising revelation awaits them. As Kwesi grapples with his newfound knowledge, he must decide whether to share his exciting discovery with his village. Will they believe his incredible tale? And more importantly, will they accept his new friend, Kakaye?

As a stunning twist awaits in the serene African village, one person - Chief Elolo, holds secrets that could change their lives forever.

Immerse yourself in the world of "Kwesi and the Ogre," where a small African village comes alive with rich traditions, an exotic landscape, and a heartwarming tale of friendship that transcends all boundaries.